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11 dangerous foods that cause cancer 11 dangerous foods that cause cancer

The food we eat is at the heart of many cancers. In fact, up to 70% of cancers are thought to be preventable through diet. The other 30...

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What you need to know about the newly found ‘cure’ for Ebola What you need to know about the newly found ‘cure’ for Ebola

In a new development to combat Ebola Virus Disease, scientists and doctors in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been running a clinic...

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Research shows two new drugs are highly effective in treating Ebola Research shows two new drugs are highly effective in treating Ebola

Preliminary results from a new research have shown that two new Ebola drugs are highly effective when it comes to treating people with ...

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Unilorin PhD student develops new drug against tuberculosis Unilorin PhD student develops new drug against tuberculosis

Misitura Arowona, a PhD student in the Department of Chemistry, University of Ilorin (Unilorin), has developed a drug that promises to...

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Doctors develop procedure that could delay menopause for 20 years Doctors develop procedure that could delay menopause for 20 years

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) experts in Britain have developed a surgical procedure that could postpone the onset of menopause for up to...

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Borno Gov suspends medical director, four doctors for absenteeism Borno Gov suspends medical director, four doctors for absenteeism

Borno State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has directed immediate suspension of the medical director at the Umaru Shehu Ultra-Modern Hospi...

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WARNING: Reasons why you may need to stop ponmo! WARNING: Reasons why you may need to stop ponmo!

Roasted animal skin, otherwise known as ponmo, is one of the favourite meat parts that Nigerians love to eat. However, the National Age...

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Researchers develop implant that could prevent HIV infection for a year Researchers develop implant that could prevent HIV infection for a year

A new implant containing a drug that reportedly protects against HIV infection for a full year has been developed and tested. Foll...

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‘Nigeria doesn’t value lives’ — Doctor narrates how colleague died inside Bayelsa hospital ‘Nigeria doesn’t value lives’ — Doctor narrates how colleague died inside Bayelsa hospital

Harvey Oluwafunmilayo, a UK-based Nigerian doctor, says Nigeria does not have value for human lives. Reacting to the death of one of ...

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Excess smoking, alcohol could lead to hypertension -Doctor Excess smoking, alcohol could lead to hypertension -Doctor

Adekunle Adedeji, a medical doctor, has warned that excess consumption of tobacco, alcohol, sugar, salt and sauce could increase blood...

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Consumption of sugary drinks may increase risk of cancer -Study Consumption of sugary drinks may increase risk of cancer -Study

New research conducted by scientists in France has shown that consumption of sugary drinks may increase the risk of cancer. Sugary...

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How doctors separated twins joined at the head — after 50-hour surgery How doctors separated twins joined at the head — after 50-hour surgery

Two-year-old twins joined at the head have undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to separate their skulls, brains and blo...

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Too much sugar in baby foods on market, says WHO Too much sugar in baby foods on market, says WHO

Baby foods on the market generally contain too much sugar, posing a source of health concern, a new report by the World Health Organisati...

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How men contribute to their own infertility, says fertility expert How men contribute to their own infertility, says fertility expert

The probability that men contributes significantly to infertility is very high, a fertility expert, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi, Obstetrician/Gynae...

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Four reasons to include more red wine in your diet Four reasons to include more red wine in your diet

Sipping on some red wine while relaxing is a great way for some of us to relax. For some of us, the relaxing sensation triggered b...

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‘113m people face food insecurity’ ‘113m people face food insecurity’

No fewer than 113 million people are experiencing high levels of food insecurity in the world, The Companion, an association of Muslim in...

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Doctor warns against using saliva as lubricant during lovemaking Doctor warns against using saliva as lubricant during lovemaking

A medical doctor, Dr Victor-Bryan Nwala has shared a medical tip on Twitter, warning against the use of saliva as lubricant during lov...

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Cockroaches are now immune to insecticides, even the best ones — Scientists reveal Cockroaches are now immune to insecticides, even the best ones — Scientists reveal

Scientists at Purdue University have lamented that cockroaches are now immune to insecticides, warning that the disease-carrying insects...

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Health workers vow to stop FG from privatising hospitals Health workers vow to stop FG from privatising hospitals

The Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria on Wednesday kicked against the decision of the Federal Government to withhold the April ...

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NAFDAC suspends new tariffs on pharmaceutical products, others NAFDAC suspends new tariffs on pharmaceutical products, others

The Governing Council of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), said it has suspended implementation of ...

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